Wider Name Meaning

Swedish: ornamental name composed of the elements Wid-, an element of uncertain meaning (see Widman) + the suffix -er.

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press


Similar surnames: Widen, Wiker, Weider, Widner, Wier, Widger, Weder, Rider, Witter

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Wider Family Origin

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Wider Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    32%
  • Keeping House

    6%
  • Laborer

    6%
  • Upholsterer

    6%

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In 1880, a less common occupation for the Wider family was Upholsterer. Farmer, Keeping House and Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Wider. The most common Wider occupation in the USA was Farmer. 32% of Wider's were Farmers.

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Wider Historical Records

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Wider Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1954 and 2004, Wider life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1956, and highest in 1987. The average life expectancy for Wider in 1954 was 42, and 67 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Wider

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